An economic message lost in a Rudd-storm

The high-speed rail boondoggle will never be built, the Navy will remain at Garden Island, foreign investment will not be curtailed – and so on. Furthermore, this electioneering is actually counterproductive.

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At some point early on in the election campaign, Labor must have opened up the policy cupboards and, shocked at how bare they were, began scrambling to come up with anything that could be portrayed as a positive vision.

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